On This Day

What Happened on July 21, 1967

Famous Birthdays

  • Lance Painter, Bedford England, pitcher (Colorado Rockies)
  • Tore Meinecke, West Germany, tennis star

Famous Deaths

  • Albert J Luthuli, president South Africa (ANC), dies

Person of interestBasil Rathbone

Basil Rathbone, British actor (Sherlock Holmes), dies of heart attack at 75

Person of interestJimmie Foxx

Jimmie Foxx, American Baseball Hall of Fame first baseman (9-time MLB All Star; World Series 1929, 30; AL MVP 1932, 33, 38; Triple Crown 1933), dies after choking on food at 59

MLB Hall of Fame 1st Baseman Jimmie Foxx
MLB Hall of Fame 1st Baseman
Jimmie Foxx
  • Pierre Kemp, Dutch poet (English paint box), dies at 80
1967 Highlights

About July 21, 1967

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 54 years and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Cancer